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Computer Trivia #4: The Truth Behind The Virus Nickname Chernobyl

Do you know that on the  13th anniversary of Russia’s nuclear disaster that said to be the deadliest, a windows virus known as “chernobyl” damaged around 500,000 hard drive? Its screen name “Chernobyl Virus” was created because the first payload trigger of the said virus was coincidentally fall on April 16, 1999 which was the 13th anniversary of the Chernobyl ... Read More »